Woman in TN uses YouTube to make fake notes, arrested

Cuddalore: The Tamilnadu police arrested a woman MBA graduate from Chidambaram after she was caught with fake currency notes and ATM cards.

The accused was identified as A Bharanikumari, a mother of two. The woman was caught after she tried to buy fruits with one of her photocopied Rs 2000 note. The woman confessed that she made photo copies of currency notes by watching a YouTube video.

The police seized fake notes in the denomination of 2000, 500 and 200 – a total of Rs 69,700  – from her. She later admitted to her crime saying she took to the fake currency racket due to financial problems after her husband suffered losses in business.

She learnt to make fake notes by watching videos in YouTube and had purchased a photo copying machine without the knowledge of her family members, police said.

She had tried to change the Rs 2,000 fake note while buying fruit from a vendor at the bus stand here. As the vendor’s friend grew suspicious about it, he took it to the police station, following which she was arrested. It was found that she was also carrying 15 fake ATM cards, the police said.